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  • Yes Bank Q3 net rises 34%; CEO says interested in RBS India retail assets

    Yes Bank Q3 net rises 34%; CEO says interested in RBS India retail assets

    Mid-sized Indian private sector lender Yes Bank today reported a 34.7 per cent rise in its net profit at Rs 342 crore for the quarter ended December 2012, on the back expansion in net interest margin and non-interest income growth.

  • Internet has no 'off switch', says web inventor

    Internet has no 'off switch', says web inventor

    Tim Berners-Lee, the British inventor of the World Wide Web, on Wednesday warned governments that attempts to block the Internet were doomed to failure due to its scattered structure.

  • McDonald's to open first vegetarian outlet

    McDonald's to open first vegetarian outlet

    US fast-food giant McDonald's, famed for its beef-based Big Mac burgers, on Tuesday said it will open its first vegetarian-only restaurant anywhere in the world in India next year.

  • Moody's downgrades EU rating outlook to 'negative'

    Moody's downgrades EU rating outlook to 'negative'

    The agency said while there were "structural features in place that enhance the EU's creditworthiness," they were "not sufficient to delink the EU's ratings from the ratings of its strongest key member states."

  • US now probing Chinese banks on Iran business

    US now probing Chinese banks on Iran business

    US justice authorities are broadly probing Chinese banks over their business with Iran, after one Chinese bank was hit with sanctions in late July.

  • Small arms trade grows to $8.5 billion a year: Survey

    Small arms trade grows to $8.5 billion a year: Survey

    Legal trade in small arms has grown to at least $8.5 billion a year and if the illict trade was added it would come to more than $10 billion, a weapons research group said on Monday.

  • FDI in India: US hails retail access

    FDI in India: US hails retail access

    The United States on Tuesday welcomed India's decision to open its retail sector to foreign firms, including Wal-Mart, saying the move would provide an economic boost.

  • EU warning after Italy borrowing rates hit record high

    EU warning after Italy borrowing rates hit record high

    Italy's high borrowing costs could hit growth after bond yields surged to new records while its debt crisis could kill the euro, warn European Commission, France and Germany.

  • Euro hits seven-week dollar low as stocks slide

    Euro hits seven-week dollar low as stocks slide

    The euro tumbled to a seven-week dollar low on Friday and stock markets sank as investor confidence evaporated

  • Oil prices mixed in Asia

    Oil prices mixed in Asia

    Oil prices were mixed in Asian trade today as a slump in US crude inventories was offset by economic concerns over Europe and China, analysts said.